Adjunct Instructor 3 - Architecture and Facility Management

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 3 - Architecture and Facility Management  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

38200 - School of Built Enviroment

Advertised Salary: $60,000 - $65,000 Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: The Architecture and Facility Management Department seeks applications for a full-time, one-year temporary faculty position. Responsibilities involve teaching multiple courses in our AAS in Architectural Technology or BS in Architecture and Sustainability programs.

In addition to the more common topics associated with the degree programs, experience in architectural design, construction detailing and documents utilizing AutoCAD and Revit, digital architectural presentation utilizing software such as Revit, Rhino, SketchUp, Adobe CreativeCloud (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) will be considered. The candidate will be evaluated based on specific educational background in the subject matter for which the candidate will be assigned to teach.

The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2024 at the earliest and January of 2025 at the latest. This posting is being used for face-to-face instruction. The candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: A Bachelor of Architecture or recognized international architectural professional degree.  
Required Work Experience: Industry experience  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: A Master of Architecture or a master's in a related field. Architectural registration is preferred.
A minimum of three years of professional work experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Plan, deliver and grade all course content and student work for assigned courses.
Meet established course outcomes.
Conduct architecture classes, studios or other assignments as directed and in a professional manner. Close consultation with program faculty, as well as training via university-provided programs (where appropriate).
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are limited to: continuing professional development, participation in curriculum development and university committees, orientation, recruitment, and registration of students, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off campus or in an on-line environment.
Demonstrate an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Attendance at organizational meetings of the program, school or college is highly encouraged. Approved adjuncts who have not received appointment may be asked to provide a minimum of one lecture or lab delivery per academic year as a demonstration of their interest and an opportunity for adjunct faculty development and preparation.  
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Portfolio 1
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of appropriate degree. Transcripts must include institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded.
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
License/Certification (OPTIONAL): Applicant may submit a copy of any license or certification applicable to this position.
Initial Application Review Date:
April 1, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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